IPC launches new best practice guidance for reducing antibiotics in poultry meat production

In support of World Antibiotic Awareness Week and with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the International Poultry Council (IPC) has launched new...

Pirbright scientists demonstrate Marek disease virus causes ‘addiction’ in cells

Researchers from The Pirbright Institute have shown that glutamine, a protein building block, is essential for the replication of Marek disease virus in chickens....

Broiler and turkey research pre-proposals

The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals in two areas – poultry lighting and improved measures controlling blackhead disease in turkeys and chickens....

A new guidance for testing of feed ingredients

The International Cooperation for Convergence of Technical Requirements for the Assessment of Feed Ingredients ICCF today launched its draft guidance document on ‘Homogeneity Testing...

Turkey to go focuses on the classics at the 2019 Minnesota Turkey State Fair

Since 1958, Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) restaurant at the Minnesota Turkey State Fair, has had a strong presence at...

Aviagen mourns loss of industry icon

David Butler helped build the Ross brand globally; he will be greatly missed.Former Aviagen® Technical Director David E. Butler sadly passed away on June...

European Commission sacrifices EU poultry meat sector in Mercosur deal

The EU Commission has often qualified the EU poultry meat sector as a “success story”, because the sector is independent (no subsidies from the...

Steve Olson’s leaving MTGA after a 19-year leadership

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Board of Directors announces Steve Olson’s departure as...

New, non-invasive test for bowel diseases (IBD)

In 2015 alone, 250,000 people in the UK were diagnosed with IBD, and 3 million in the United States (1, 2). Symptoms can include...

An Egg-Citing Poultry Adventure

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, with funding provided by the USPOULTRY Foundation, have launched...

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association

To commemorate its 80th anniversary, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has released the first of several videos highlighting some of its many families...

How the genes of host animals and viruses change during infection

Dr Mark Fife and his team are investigating how the genes of host animals and viruses change during infection. This helps them to understand...

MPF Convention honors long-time exhibitors for their commitment

A total of 34 exhibiting companies were honored for their long-time commitment to the Midwest Poultry Federation - MPF - Convention in Minneapolis. The...

Gene study set to investigate how Influenza jumps species

New study will identify genes that reduce Influenza A infection in pigs and chickens, and genes that limit the spread of the virus to...

Anne Marie Quéméner new President of the EURASCO association

The members of EURASCO, the European Federation of Agricultural Exhibitions and Show Organisers, have unanimously elected their new board: Anne Marie Quéméner, SPACE Exhibition...

In loving memory of Rodolfo Graziani

On November 23, destiny decided to suddenly take from us Rodolfo. Incredulous, regretful and saddening news for all those who knew him. Born in Castelbolognese,...

NSF International introduces Global Animal Wellness Standards

NSF Global Animal Wellness Standards are a key component of the comprehensive animal wellness services provided by NSF International, which include testing, sustainability services,...

New European Union reference laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease

Starting from 1 January 2019 the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) is going to officially take on the position as European Union reference...

Holly Porter advances to Executive Director role at DPI

This year, Delmarva's 1,800-member chicken industry trade association, Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. - DPI -, has a new director. Effective January 1, Holly Porter...

Avian Influenza viruses could escape vaccine immunity

Mutant H9N2 Avian Influenza viruses isolated from Pakistan are able to escape immune responses and adapt to infect humans.Published in the journal Emerging Infectious...

Talks, experts and latest poultry research at the MPS

The Mediterranean Poultry Summit - MPS - took place in Turin, last June and was one of the main events for researchers and professionals...

New rapid method to develop Infectious Bronchitis vaccines

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which researchers...

Research could lead to low cost Infectious Bronchitis vaccine production

In a step towards making vaccine production more efficient and reducing costs a team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute identified...

SALES MANAGER JOB

Primary Italian Company located in Lombardy, Northern Italy, manufacturing and exporting animal husbandry equipment is researching an area sales manager to implement its foreign...

Giordano acquired Twinpack Special Products

Recently, the Giordano group from Italy acquired the majority stake in Twinpack Special Products in The Netherlands. After almost twenty years of commercial cooperation, the Italian leader in...

A Strong Show for 2018 IPPE

The 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) had 30,678 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders from all over the world in attendance. A...

Biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe

ERPA, the European Rural Poultry Association, produced two biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe. This work was presented to the European...

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